Former newsagent Jean Rouaud recounts his Goncourt Prize in “Autumn Comedy”

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A few days before the new Goncourt Prize which will be announced on November 7, 2023, the cultural guest is a former winner: Jean Rouaud, awarded in 1990 for his first novel The Fields of Honor. An event that he recounts in his new book entitled Autumn comedy at Grasset editions where he remembers the shock of going from the anonymity of a newsstand seller to literary celebrity.

“Autumn Comedy” by Jean Rouaud, published by Grasset.